Monthly Archives: October 2011

I grew up in a tourist town – Torquay. Naturally, like many tourist towns (eg Bournemouth) it had a local college that ran training courses for travel & tourism jobs. “Torquay Tech” as we knew it then  (no doubt ‘The … Continue reading

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Well, in the case of Swissotel’s 5-star luxury London hotel, The Howard in Covent Garden, the entire contents go under the gavel over a two day auction that will be webcast live on the internet. It’s rather sad really. The … Continue reading

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Seeing a news brief item from Sunvil Discovery about the last of their summer season charter flights to Beja in the heart of Portugal’s remote Alentejo region – it departs 9 October – reminds me of the conversation I had … Continue reading

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